Press releases

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1611, 2018

First UN Congress to Explore Ways to Use Geospatial Information to fight poverty and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

16 Nov 2018|

New York, 16 November– To advance the innovative use of new technologies in data collection and mapping for sustainable development, more than 1,500 representatives of governments, non-governmental organizations, academic and research institutions, industry, and [...]

1411, 2018

Global Cooperation And Regulation Key In Addressing Multilayered Threats Posed By New Technology

14 Nov 2018|

Challenges remain in safeguarding the principles of a free and open internet, but agreement on multilateral and multidisciplinary approaches remain Paris,  France, 14 November - The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) concluded today with a [...]

1311, 2018

Consensus On The Application of Rule of Law and UN Charter to Make Cyberspace Safe

13 Nov 2018|

Views expressed at Internet Governance Forum suggest global internet challenges can only be confronted by strengthened international cooperation.   Paris,  France, 13 November- Increased global cooperation was a common thread in discussions around cyber [...]

1311, 2018

Forum Grapples with Curbing Internet Abuses from Cyberattacks to Censorship and Control

13 Nov 2018|

Representatives from a broad range of interests, from governments to technology companies, focused on efforts to promote “digital growth” while overcoming many of the abuses of the internet as the thirteenth Internet Governance Forum opened today in Paris.

811, 2018

Internet Governance Forum Set to Explore Pathways to Harness New Technologies for Broader Prosperity

08 Nov 2018|

More than 3,000 participants, including high-level government officials, civil society leaders, private sector and internet policy experts, will gather in Paris, France, from 12 - 14 November to discuss international cooperation around issues such as fake news, the spread of disinformation, cybersecurity and privacy, big data, the Internet of Things, and their effects on society.